Potpourri

Cannabis-infused freezies, anyone?

Cannabis-infused freezies, anyone?

Ashley WadhwaniJune 18, 2021

RADsicles may be the summer treat for a post-pandemic world. Heritage Cannabis Holdings Corp. has announced four nostalgic flavours: blue raspberry, cherry, cream soda and grape. “This will be an…

Gretchen’s Table: Crepe cake with raspberry cream

Gretchen’s Table: Crepe cake with raspberry cream

mcclatchyMay 7, 2021

Gretchen McKay, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Mother’s Day calls for at least one sweet treat, right? One of my favorite brunch dishes is crepes, which feel fancier than regular pancakes and take…

Tarte Tatin: French tart like an upside-down caramel apple pie, worth a try

Tarte Tatin: French tart like an upside-down caramel apple pie, worth a try

mcclatchyApril 30, 2021

Monika Spykerman, The Columbian Sadly, I recall none of the meals I had when I was in Paris. However, I do remember one dessert: a tarte Tatin, sort of an…

Water Cooler: Zucchini fritters are the perfect Earth Day treat

Water Cooler: Zucchini fritters are the perfect Earth Day treat

mcclatchyApril 23, 2021

Rachel Baker, The Spokesman-Review Although all agricultural practices affect the environment in some way, it’s no secret that meat production takes some of the heaviest toll with its use of…

Pull out the sheet pan for a homemade twist to pizza night

Pull out the sheet pan for a homemade twist to pizza night

Associated PressFebruary 16, 2021

If you’ve gotten used to cooking at home more this year, then consider switching things up on pizza night and making it yourself on a sheet pan. Not only will…

Gretchen’s table: Pork pot stickers with soy-garlic dipping sauce

Gretchen’s table: Pork pot stickers with soy-garlic dipping sauce

mcclatchyFebruary 9, 2021

By Gretchen McKay, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette “I hate dumplings,” said no one, ever. Pierogies, ravioli, wontons — we all love plump and tender dough pockets stuffed with juicy, flavorful fillings. Which…

Juicy Couture co-founder, son to launch cannabis-and-clothing label and we’re here for it

Juicy Couture co-founder, son to launch cannabis-and-clothing label and we’re here for it

mcclatchyJuly 16, 2021

By Adam Tschorn, LA Times How many times have you gotten super-high and asked yourself: “How cool would it be if my vape pen and I were dressed exactly alike?”…

Celebrate 4/20 by growing your own cannabis – here’s how to get started

Celebrate 4/20 by growing your own cannabis – here’s how to get started

By Ryan Hook Growing cannabis seems daunting, but like any other plant, you can grow it simply and effectively. Canadians are allowed to grow up to four cannabis plants per…

Keeping your cannabis fresh, from flower to oils

Keeping your cannabis fresh, from flower to oils

By Amber Rae Bouchard Having a storage solution for your bud not only extends its shelf life but it also contributes to better flavor, aroma and smoke-ability – and there…

Get lost 2020: Some things to leave behind, with caveats

Get lost 2020: Some things to leave behind, with caveats

Associated PressDecember 9, 2020

Zoom, Zoom and Zoom. Masks, masks and masks. Sourdough starter and short-order cooking. In these “troubled times,” in our sweat pants and the isolation we endure “out of an abundance…

Mike Pence unveiled NASA’s 18 new astronauts, including 1st woman, next man on moon

Mike Pence unveiled NASA’s 18 new astronauts, including 1st woman, next man on moon

Associated PressDecember 9, 2020

NASA has named the 18 astronauts — half of them women — who will train for its Artemis moon-landing program. The first woman and next man on the moon will…

Cannabis Gifts for the Holidaze

Cannabis Gifts for the Holidaze

Canadian Evergreen StaffNovember 19, 2020

By Ryan Hook It’s been a doozy of a year, especially for cannabis! With the holidays ramping up, let’s end the year with a toke. Whether you’re stocking up for…

Hong Kong’s first CBD cafe opens, without breaking any laws

Hong Kong’s first CBD cafe opens, without breaking any laws

Associated PressSeptember 21, 2020

HONG KONG — Cannabis may be illegal in Hong Kong, but a new cafe is offering a range of food and drinks that contain parts of the cannabis plant without…

Here’s a COVID-19 compliant Cannanaskis tour to K-country

Here’s a COVID-19 compliant Cannanaskis tour to K-country

Canadian Evergreen StaffSeptember 17, 2020

Travellers looking for a unique kind of trip can now take a cannabis tour in the comfort of a tour van while enjoying the beautiful scenery of Kananaskis Country and…

There is probably going to be a new source of northern lights in Iqaluit

There is probably going to be a new source of northern lights in Iqaluit

The Canadian PressSeptember 14, 2020

There are going to be new source of northern lights if Iqualuit city council get its way and the northern territory gets its first retail cannabis store. Iqaluit city council…

Researchers think THC in cannabis could treat deadly COVID complication

Researchers think THC in cannabis could treat deadly COVID complication

By Lucas Daprile The State COLUMBIA, S.C. — Top University of South Carolina researchers think the chemical in marijuana that induces a “high” may be effective in treating a potentially…

Head OutSide this summer for a Vancouver culinary adventure!

Head OutSide this summer for a Vancouver culinary adventure!

Jennifer BlythAugust 25, 2020

West Coast summer dining just got better! In an al fresco celebration made for summer, Tourism Vancouver, with community partners, invites you to sip and savour a taste of the…

Plan to hike and get high? Here’s some wisdom from the trail

Plan to hike and get high? Here’s some wisdom from the trail

As we near the end of summer, there are only so many more opportunities to get out and enjoy the wonders of nature before the weather turns cold. Whether it’s…